SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Oscar winner Geena Davis says remarks reflecting disrespect for women by the host of the Academy Awards overshadowed the win of an animated film with a strong female character. Davis, star of “Thelma & Louise,” referenced host Seth MacFarlane’s much-criticized Oscar routine during a ceremony on Monday at the state Capitol. […]
Two female California state lawmakers have condemned Oscar host Seth MacFarlane’s comments during Sunday’s awards presentation as degrading toward women and asked the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to use better judgment in the future.
While the giant Oscar statues are still being washed off and stowed away, planners are already struggling with the timing for next year’s show in what could be a very early and very late awards season because of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which fall right in the middle of things from Feb. 7 to 23.
Comedian Seth MacFarlane said on Tuesday that he would not host the star-studded Academy Awards ceremony again, after TV critics panned Sunday’s show.
NEW YORK (AP) — The love-him-or-hate-him reaction to Seth MacFarlane’s turn as Academy Awards host is evidence that one of the most high-profile jobs in show business is becoming one of its most thankless. The “Family Guy” creator and first-time Oscars host seemed unusually preoccupied with his reviews both before and during Sunday’s show. He […]
The Onion is apologizing for calling the 9-year-old star of “Beasts of the Southern Wild” a vulgar and offensive name on Twitter, an attack that led to a firestorm online.
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama made a surprise and unprecedented appearance on Sunday’s Oscars telecast when she presented the award for Best Picture, the first time a president or first lady has ever presented an Academy Award.
Nine-year-old Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis will play the title role in “Annie,” Sony’s Columbia Pictures announced on Sunday.
Right now, various stylists to the stars are frantically pulling together their clients’ “look” for Sunday’s Oscars. And as they do so, there are two people they should probably thank for their jobs: Joan and Melissa Rivers.
In the animated feature film category at this year’s Oscars, there’s a film set in medieval Scotland, another that features old-school video game characters, one that relies heavily on dry British humor, while the other two take inspiration from the supernatural.